Sun Belt Conference Odds
LAS VEGAS, NV (TheSpread) – Which mid-major football program will establish themselves as the Sun Belt Conference champion in 2015? Get the odds right here.
According to oddsmakers at GTBets, Appalachian State is the favorite to win the conference crown this year, as it has odds of +120 to prevail. Other short odds to win are Georgia Southern (+350), UL Lafayette (+500) and Arkansas State (+500).
Appalachian State is eligible for postseason play for the first time this year after joining the conference two years ago and going through a 2-year transition period from FCS play. App State went 6-2 in Sun Belt play last year and 7-5 overall in 2014.
Georgia Southern is the defending conference champion, going 8-0 in conference play last year. It also went 9-3 in overall play.
Lafayette won a share of the conference title in 2013 and 2005. Last year, Lafayette was 7-1 in Sun Belt play with a 9-4 overall record.
Arkansas State won the conference title from 2011-13. Last season, the Red Wolves went 5-3 in the Sun Belt and 7-6 overall.